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Stories for August 21, 2011

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Screening: FilmOut 2011

Aug. 21, 2011
By Beth Accomando

Over the weekend, FilmOut -- San Diego's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Film Festival, opened at the Birch North Park Theater. The festival will also run next weekend. Festival programmer Michael McQuiggan talks about some changes.

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Retirement Redefined: Hard Economic Times Lead To Unexpected Lifestyles

Aug. 21, 2011
By Laurel Morales

Fewer Americans today envision relaxing in retirement as more than half of those age 55 and older struggle financially to retire. As baby boomers age, many face diminished 401(k)s, dwindling entitlements and growing medical bills.

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Joy And Resistance Greet Rebels In Tripoli

Aug. 21, 2011
NPR Staff And Wires

Libyan rebels fought to consolidate their hold on Tripoli on Monday, having pushed into the capital after months of fighting, as crowds celebrated in hopes that leader Moammar Gadhafi's 42-year reign was nearing its end.

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Southern California Grocery Workers Reject Contract Deal

Aug. 21, 2011
Associated Press

Thousands of Southern California grocery workers have voted overwhelmingly to reject a health care proposal from major supermarket chains and authorize their union leaders to call a strike, a spokesman said Sunday.

Dead Baby Found At CA Home Where Man Shot Officer

Aug. 21, 2011
Associated Press

Police say the body of a baby girl has been found near an El Cajon home where a gunman wounded a police officer before the house burned.